11 days in Slovenia Itinerary

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— 4 nights
— 2 nights
Bohinjsko Jezero
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Drive to Tarvisio Boscoverde, Train to Treviso, Fly to Manchester


Ljubljana — 4 nights

Sitting astride the Ljubljanica River, Ljubljana is marked with picturesque bridges and a marketplace, designed by the famous architect Jože Plečnik.
Family-friendly places like Ljubljana Old Town and Parasailing & Paragliding will thrill your kids. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Ljubljana: Bled (Bled Island, Zipline, &more), Postojna (Postojna Cave & Predjama Castle) and Vintgar Gorge (in Zgornje Gorje). There's still lots to do: explore the historical opulence of Ljubljana Castle, look for gifts at Majolka d.o.o., snap pictures at Dragon Bridge, and get in on the family fun at Escape Room Enigmarium.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Ljubljana trip maker tool.

Manchester, UK to Ljubljana is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Manchester to Ljubljana due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, expect nights in Ljubljana to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Piran.
Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors
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Piran — 2 nights

Considered one of the prettiest cities on the country's coast, Piran owes much of its development to salt.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Taverna Koper, explore the fascinating underground world of Škocjan Caves, Head underground at Divača Cave, then admire the striking features of Sodna palaca, then learn more about the world around you at Magical World of Shells Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Port Piran. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Tartini Square, take in the exciting artwork at Nika's Tiny House, see the interesting displays at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, then don't miss a visit to Walls of Piran, and finally kick back and relax at Svetilnik Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Piran trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Ljubljana to Piran in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Ljubljana in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 20°C in Piran. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can drive to Bohinjsko Jezero.
Parks · Nature · Museums · Beaches
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Bohinjsko Jezero — 1 night

The mirror-like waters of the largest glacial lake in Slovenia make Bohinjsko Jezero one of the most popular tourist attractions in the country.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Bohinj, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Vogel, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Savica Waterfall.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Bohinjsko Jezero trip planner.

Drive from Piran to Bohinjsko Jezero in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Piran in August, expect Bohinjsko Jezero to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can go by car to Bovec.
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Bovec — 3 nights

In the north-west part of Slovenia, Bovec sits in an area known for its rich and colorful culture and history.
Bring the kids along to Kayaking & Canoeing and Zipline. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bovec: Planica Valley (in Rateče) and Vršič Pass (in Kranjska Gora). There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Soča Valley, head outdoors with Krampež Waterfall, examine the collection at Kobarid Museum, and take in the dramatic scenery at Kozjak Waterfall.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Bovec sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Bohinjsko Jezero to Bovec takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Bovec, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 14°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.
Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
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Slovenia travel guide

Castles · Bodies of Water · Caves
Sunny Side of the Alps
From snowcapped Alpine peaks to sandy Adriatic beaches, a trip to Slovenia is like taking several vacations at once. Whatever the season, the country offers enticing natural attractions, all close at hand, including thick forests, scenic valleys, cave systems, waterfalls, lakes, and the Adriatic coast. For those seeking an active holiday, you'll fine an abundance of ski slopes, trails to hike, roads to bike, and rocks to climb. Pay a visit to some of Slovenia's spa resorts and take advantage of the fresh mountain air and thermal waters. Various castles, churches, and historical towns--many of which are fully preserved--tell stories of the country's past. In Slovenia's major cities, admire the architecture, explore the local arts, visit museums, and chat with the locals over a cup of coffee. Slovenian cuisine offers a blend of Alpine and Mediterranean tastes and is definitely worth trying, along with the country's wines.